April 3, 2014 Open Source Show on Errol Morris's film on Donald Rumsfeld. Guests: New York Review of Books journalist Mark Danner, Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson of Colin Powell's staff and the writer and historian Steven Kinzer. Topic: Iraq War Donald Rumsfeld 9/11 Dick Cheney
Open Source post election show November 6, 2014. Christopher Lydon interviews Tom Frank of Salon magazine, Randall Kennedy of Harvard Law School and Matt Stoller of Salon magazine, also with Princeton professor Martin Gilens and Cornel West. Topic: election politics democrats
Christopher Lydon interviews David Foster Wallace on February 21st, 1996, three weeks after the publication of Infinite Jest Topics: Radio Open Source, David Foster Wallace, Christopher Lydon, The Connection, Infinite Jest
The Internet just got cool again. Forget the crash. What was a collection of static pages and commerce sites has become a living, breathing conversation. A handful of innovations Â tagging, syndication and yes, of course, blogging Â have only now become user-friendly. TheyÂre changing the way we communicate. And finally, the doomsday predictions about the old models Â of journalism, of marketing, of research Â are no longer exaggerated. TheyÂre calling it Web 2.0, and it will probably... Topic: Interview
Open Source March 6, 2014 Black Power with Peniel Joseph, author of "Stokely Carmichael," historian Isabel Wilkerson and Boston activist Jamarhl Crawford. Topic: Black Power Stokely Carmichael Peniel Joseph
The internet is aflame. Orthodox Jews and fundamentalist Christians, wiccans and pagans, everyone is talking about God. So how has our notion of God changed since people started searching for Him online? And how has the Internet changed since He moved there? Topic: Interview
An Open Source conversation on Middle East borders, with Juan Cole, Seyla Benhabib and Labib Nasir. Topics: radio open source, christopher lydon, juan cole, seyla benhabib, labib nasir, middle east, iraq,...
A conversation about ISIS, in the wake of Senate approval for Syrian rebels, with John Mearsheimer, As'ad AbuKhalil, Hugh Roberts, and Patrick Cockburn. Topics: ISIS, Islam, jihad, Iraq, Syria, podcast, realism